Re: Holiday Observances Phone Rates (was Re: Kennedy)

> Lisa Hancock wrote:

>>> Nowadays employers seem a lot tighter and grant only the major day >>> off. Many retailers are open on holidays, even Thanksgiving, >>> Christmas, and New Years, and expect people to work. > I guess it depends on who you work for or what type of business or > work you do. And aren't there certain labor laws requiring time and a > half or similar for (non-union) employees who have to work on certain > declared *National* (not "just" Federal) Holidays such as > Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Independence Day, and maybe Labor > Day? (the original "big five", which does not include Memorial Day, > Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Presidents' Day (which was originally > known as George Washington's Birthday), and in more recent years mlk > day).

According to the "Your Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act" poster (as posted in every workplace), you get time and a half after

40 hours worked in a week. It doesn't say anything about holidays.


[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Not only for more than 40 hours in one week, but also more than 8 hours in one day. PAT]
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